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Clinch Haven Farms - More Info
2524 Clinch Haven Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
Phone: (276) 523-3276
Tour a traditional farm where visitors can observe the workings of the farm and visit the animals in the petting area. Explore our corn maze and pumpkin patch each autumn, or pick your own vegtables such as green beans or sweet corn. Children are especially welcome.
Cowan Mill - More Info
Ewing, VA 24248
Phone: (540) 346-0553
Authentic gristmill built in 1890 and used by locals to grind their grain into meal. Located on Indian Creek Road in Ewing, Virginia. Admission free. Call, by appointment only.
Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park - More Info
Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park
Tazewell, VA 24651
Phone: (276) 988-6755
Crab Orchard Museum preserves the cultural heritage of the Appalachian Region with exhibits on the 500 year-old Native American Village discovered on site, Pioneer Life, and military conflicts, such as the Revolutionary and Civil Wars.
See the animals of Southwest Virginia, such as the turkey, black bear, and Bald Eagle, along with the infamous "varmint," a coyote credited with killing 410 sheep in the 1950s. Look for prehistoric fossils, colonial maps, coal mining and farm tools too.
Fourteen log cabins from the 1800s show what daily life was once like in the "wild, wild west." Horse-drawn carriages, hearse, McCormick farm equipment and Model T are featured in the Red Barn.
Gift Shop sells hand-made crafts, old-fashioned toys, distinctive books, snacks and souvenirs.